The Blue of the Night

The Blue of the Night

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 16 December 2013

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

Dave Brubeck called Laurence Hobgood "one of the most incredible pianists", He has a new Christmas CD - hear it and more in the Blue spotlight from 10.

 Listen again: Christy Moore Session

Carl is joined by musician and songwriter Christy Moore for a special session on Carl's final live Blue of the Night. Christy's songs span the gamut of human emotion and experience and Carl will chat to him about his musical career and enjoy a live performance from one of Ireland's best loved musicians.

Listen Again:

On Carl Corcoran's final week with The Blue of the Night, he was visited from young Dublin-based Sun Collective - led by singer songwriter Caimin Gilmore.

Watch Again: The Blue of the Shortest Night Live from Studio 1

Carl Corcoran was joined for a very special Blue of the Shortest Night, a live concert broadcast from Studio 1 in the RTÉ Radio Centre. In association with Music Network, the Blue of the Night presented an evening of live music, showcasing some of the finest musical talent in the country.

The line-up included Baroque folk music from Sonamus, a unique combination of instruments performed by Cormac Breatnach (susato whistles), Annette Cleary (cello), Rachel Factor (harpsichord) and Eamon Sweeney (baroque guitar). A violin trio brought together Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan and Helena Wood for music ranging from classical to contemporary. And hailing from Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh in the Múscraí Gaeltacht of northwest Cork, sean nós singer Nell Ní Chróinín. 

The exceptionally talented Aoife Doyle Band starred some of the Blue's favourite jazz musicians including Aoife on vocals, Johnny Taylor (piano), Andrew Csibi (double bass) and Dominic Mullan (drums). and to round it off, The Chatham Saxophone Quartet.  All this guaranteed that this special Blue of the Shortest Night will live long in the memory.

Music Played on the Show

22:03

Title: Song For Bob

Performer(s): Cave/ Ellis

Duration: 6:20

22:09

Title: Tess

Performer(s): Surman, John

Duration: 6:59

22:17

Title: Sonata Prima 'La Pellicana'

Performer(s): Cazzati, Maurizio

Duration: 4:45

22:21

Title: World Of Peace

Performer(s): Silvestrov, Valentin

Duration: 3:11

22:27

Title: Track 05

Performer(s): Martin/ Blane

Duration: 3:45

22:32

Title: The Midnight Clear

Performer(s): Dessner, Aaron/ Dessner, Bryce/ Stevens, Sufjan

Duration: 3:04

22:35

Title: Augellin

Performer(s): Landi, Stefano

Duration: 3:45

22:41

Title: End Theme

Performer(s): Johannsson, Johann

Duration: 6:26

22:48

Title: Minuet In A Minor

Performer(s): Rameau/Godowsky

Duration: 5:24

22:53

Title: Pantoum (Assez Vif)

Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice

Duration: 4:40

22:59

Title: Ookpik Waltz

Performer(s): Rodgers, Frank

Duration: 3:57

23:03

Title: Tune For Fiona

Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal

Duration: 3:45

23:10

Title: River

Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni

Duration: 7:51

23:15

Title: Siochain

Performer(s): O Raghallaigh, Caoimhin

Duration: 5:25

23:22

Title: Resonet In Laudibus

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 1:33

23:23

Title: Capona-Sferraina

Performer(s): Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo

Duration: 3:34

23:26

Title: Oh Christmas Tree

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 4:02

23:32

Title: A Small Realm

Performer(s): Molvaer, Nils Petter

Duration: 3:36

23:35

Title: Life Mask

Performer(s): Portico Quartet

Duration: 7:31

23:43

Title: The Titles

Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone

Duration: 4:15

23:47

Title: Ballad Of The Sad Young Men

Performer(s): Landesman / Wolf

Duration: 6:21

23:53

Title: Cello Sonata No. 1 In D Minor, Op 109 (I) Allegro Deciso

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 5:53

23:59

Title: Somlandela

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 3:47

00:08

Title: Studio No.12 In A Major - Andante

Performer(s): Sor, Fernando

Duration: 4:59

00:13

Title: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

Performer(s): Willis, R.S./Sears, E.H.

Duration: 3:35

00:16

Title: Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

Performer(s): Lennon, John / Ono, Yoko

Duration: 4:10

00:21

Title: Study No.5 In D Flat Major

Performer(s): Godowsky, Leopold

Duration: 5:16

00:26

Title: Nocturne For The Left Hand Alone

Performer(s): Hersch, Fred

Duration: 3:45

00:32

Title: Stepping Stones

Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn

Duration: 2:58

00:34

Title: In Time

Performer(s): Jansch/Thompson/Cox

Duration: 5:25

00:40

Title: Sarabanda

Performer(s): Trad Arr

Duration: 2:08

00:47

Title: Nocturnal New York

Performer(s): Barry, John

Duration: 4:50

00:51

Title: Cancion De Cuna Para Dormir A Un Negrito

Performer(s): Montsalvatge, Xavier

Duration: 2:35

00:56

Title: Nunc Aperuit Clausa Porta

Performer(s): Von Bingen, Hildegard

Duration: 2:10

00:58

Title: Peace - A Theme

Performer(s): Fripp, Robert

Duration: 1:29

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